Reinsurance Accountant | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/ALL/1621903

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Reinsurance Accountant | Sydney - NSW

Is it your time to speak up and challenge status quo?

Due to business growth and a recent acquisition we have a rare opportunity to join our Reinsurance team in the Finance division.  Reporting into Manager - Reinsurance Accounting the primary purpose of this role is to provide reinsurance financial services to Allianz Australia (AAL) and related businesses to meet financial objectives.  As an established, supportive and stable team we are looking for someone who is passionate about process improvement to join us to drive efficiencies.


You'll be responsible for:

  • Provide accurate and timely delivery of financial reinsurance services and information to AAL and related entities in accordance with AAL and Group requirements.
  • Support the collation of data to ensure compliance with statutory, regulatory or adhoc reporting for reinsurance accounting.
  • Collate statistical, underwriting and claims information from branches and subsidiaries in Australia and overseas.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for system and process improvements in the way services are provided to stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to provide reinsurance financial expertise to support planning, budget and decision-making processes.

Important to your success:

  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant discipline with relevant accreditations (Chartered Accountants – CA/CPA or equivalent).
  • Experience in a complex matrixed organisation, financial services or general insurance in a Reinsurance capacity is essential.
  • Ability to interpret and analyse complex information, extract meaningful insights.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify areas for improved efficiencies and drive process improvement.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skill with demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with senior stakeholders to establish strong professional relationships and influence outcomes.
  • Pays high attention to detail by completing tasks with thoroughness and accuracy and has the ability to quickly identify errors or inconsistencies within information.

What's on offer?

  • Access on-demand lifelong learning and take control of your career development.
  • Learn through being supported and encouraged to take on new challenges that will help you to develop new skills
  • Be part of a team that's open-minded, supportive, approachable and genuinely focused on customer outcomes
  • We understand about work-life balance, we are always willing to discuss flexible & remote working options with our employees. Allianz is an accredited FlexReady employer.
  • Access a range of benefits, such as discounts at retailers, travel firms, health insurers, gyms and financial institutions, alongside a significant discount on Allianz insurance products.


About us

Allianz is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. We do this through delivering a great customer experience that is the result of appreciating each other every single day, showing heart by really listening and seeing things from the perspective of others by always asking, "how can I help?". Allianz is committed to enabling a culture where inclusion is embedded, everyone belongs and new ideas are embraced. We welcome and value talent from all backgrounds, experiences and ways of working Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role. As a requirement of your role, it will be necessary for you attend the workplace from time to time. In accordance with our COVID-19 vaccination requirement, all entrants to the office must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter an Allianz operated workplace in Australia.

Let's care for tomorrow. For a career with plenty of room to grow. Care to join us?



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